Nervilia petraea (Afzel. ex Sw.) Summerh.

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Status: Native
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Sierra Leone
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,Lk
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Literature:

Fibeck, W. & Dare, M. (1993). Terrestrial Orchids in Zimbabwe. Excelsa 16 Page 68.

Grosvenor, R.K. (1976). A list of orchids indigenous in Rhodesia. Excelsa 6 Page 84.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Pages 251 - 252.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 166. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 97.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 123.

Stewart, J. & Campbell, B. (1996). Orchids of Kenya Timber Press Inc, Portland Oregon, USA ISBN0-88192-357-5 Page 147.

Williamson, G. (1977). The Orchids of South Central Africa J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. Pages 140 - 142. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Malawi: Nervilia petraea
Flora of Mozambique: Nervilia petraea
Flora of Zimbabwe: Nervilia petraea

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Nervilia petraea
African Plant Database: Nervilia petraea
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Nervilia petraea
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Nervilia petraea
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Nervilia petraea
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Nervilia petraea
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Nervilia petraea
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Nervilia petraea
iNaturalist: Nervilia petraea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Nervilia petraea
JSTOR Plant Science: Nervilia petraea
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Nervilia petraea
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Nervilia petraea
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Nervilia petraea
Plants of the World Online: Nervilia petraea
Tropicos: Nervilia petraea
Wikipedia: Nervilia petraea


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Nervilia petraea.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=117960, retrieved 8 December 2021

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